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PolyCast Episode 270 Topics List

By | November 24, 2016

This Saturday, November 26th, 2016 is to see the of strategy podcast ‘s tenth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (), Episode 270’s topics list is set as follows: – 2K Says Games Infringe on “Civilization” Trademark (Link 1  | Link 2) – First Patch Has Arrived (Link 1 | Link 2) – Reviewing (Link 1 |… Read More »

Civ4 and Civ3 War Academy Articles Restored

By | November 20, 2016

We are happy to announce that the War Academy articles have been restored for Civilization IV and Civilization III. Civilization IV War Academy Civilization III War Academy In addition, all Civ2 and Civ1 articles are also restored couple weeks back. Thanks for your patience while we re-link the articles to their proper page hierarchy. This is an ongoing and manual… Read More »

PolyCast Episode 269: “That’s Our Number”

By | November 19, 2016

Counted. The two-hundred-and-sixty-ninth episode of , “”, features regular co-hosts , , and with returning guest co-hosts and . It carries a runtime of 59m59s. The summary of topics is as follows: – | The number of and the game’s Mac port and on the Linux (06m47s); then, of eSports (10m53s) and game developer multiplayer and its Artificial… Read More »

PolyCast Cut! Episodes 31-34: “Is This Where I Hit Mute?”-“Don’t Drink and Civ”

By | November 16, 2016

The strategy-centric podcast () is currently in its tenth season with more than two-hundred-and-sixty episodes released. During, and only during, the of was its “Cut!” side series in production, serving as a compilation of cut moments from episode recordings. For the first time since being recorded and produced nine years ago, the editions for Episodes , , and… Read More »

To Stand the Test of Time – Part 1

By | November 14, 2016

Forum user chrissifniotis has published the first article in a series entitled ‘To Stand the Test of Time‘, which will focus on the history of the Civilization series, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sid Meier’s Civilization. The first article focuses on the development of Civ I and Civ II, released in 1991 and 1996 respectively. The article can be… Read More »

Collapsible Forum Categories

By | November 13, 2016

We have installed an addon that adds the ability to collapse/expand forum categories and widgets on forum home. This should reduce the amount of scrolling if you don’t look at some of the forum categories. 🙂

Civ Avatars Are Back!

By | November 13, 2016

All Civ avatars are brought back and available for selection in the Avatar Gallery on the forums! In total there are 945 avatars available. Note that this feature doesn’t support categories so all the avatars are sorted by file name. Check them out!

HTTPS Enabled

By | November 12, 2016

To make the site more secure, we have installed SSL certificates and enabled HTTPS for both the main site and forums. This ensures all communications between your browser and CivFanatics website are encrypted and cannot be intercepted. We have also implemented URL re-writes so that visitors who clicked on HTTP links will automatically get redirected to the HTTPS… Read More »